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Mar 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
're tightening the penalties, and giving 25 years in prison and making it harsh for anyone who breaks this law. a number of republicans objected to it because they object to any sort of gun control and they don't believe this is a problem. this moves this particular pill to the full senate for cars. what is going to happen next is difficult, that is the negotiations that fall over a bipartisan effort to have background checks. this was led by senator schumer. at one point it looked like he would get the support of republican senator coburn. those fell apart. what schumer is doing he's introducing his original bill, this is a vehicle in case they're able to restart the negotiations over the background check and agree on language that will provide a vehicle on the senate floor. all four measures are expected to pass if only because democrats have a majority on the committee. and then the big key will be what happens once these get to the senate floor? will they all be tied into one bill? will they be voted separately which might increase chances of smaller pieces passing but may decrease on some
Mar 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
. today you issued a statement about former dea chiefs who are calling on president to nullify state laws. you said it's arrogant that these former dea chiefs encourage the president to full my state marijuana laws. the fact that these former dea chiefs are so focused on marijuana possession is why we have lost the war on drugs. congressman, if we lost the war on drugs what should federal policy be going forward? >> where states have legalized we ought to see how it works. how does possession, legalization work and what happens. then the other states can learn from it. you shouldn't nullify the people's voice. the people are the ultimate powers. when you have a referendum, i think it's wrong for these former dea heads to not realize that they were fighting a losing war. it's against crack heroin and cocaine, not marijuana. we spent too much time and money on marijuana, ruined too many lives who can't get jobs, couldn't get scholarships, federal housing and have a big red "m" on their chest for smokerring marijuana. that's not what america is about. those people were out of touch when they
Mar 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
crystals. ice breakers. >> do you not get a chance to explain yourself in a court of law before you get a hell fire missile dropped on your head? i think we really -- it just amazing me that people are so willing and eager to throw out the bill of rights and just say oh, that's fine, you know, terrorists are a big threat to us, and, you know, i'm so fearful that they will attack me that i'm willing to give up my rights? i think we give up too easily. >> michael: that's kentucky republican senator rand paul railing against the use of drones during his filibuster of john brennan's nomination to head the cia. he says the drone program is unconstitutional and raises questions about whether it would allow the government to target u.s. citizens on u.s. soil. joining us now to talk about that alan dershowitz joining us tonight. welcome into "the war room." >> thank you. >> michael: attorney general eric holder said that a drone strike against an american could be constitutional. do you agree with him? >> could be constitutional. that's the danger of answering hypothetical q
Mar 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
. the company's sec filing indicated likely violations related to bribery law. they put out a news release titled . . . it calls the wyoming times coverage of the reporting inflammatory and defamatory. we'll be watching how this further influences adelson's political spending. coming up there is a saying -- they are saying you believe in something, and then there is going to the mat for it. daryl hannah has proven herself an environmental lead words and deeds. and why is the sports world so far behind the curve when it comes to the lbgt movement. and the message of hate continues. we'll take you behind the scenes of an exclusive current tv documentary. it's monday night in "the war room," and we are just getting started. billy zane stars in barabbas. coming in march to reelz. to find reelz in your area, go to the chill of peppermint. the rich dark chocolate. york peppermint pattie get the sensation. >> if you believe in state's rights but still support the drug war you must be high. >> "viewpoint" digs deep into the issues of the day. >> do you think that ther
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